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Yesterday’s News


Thursday 16 April, 2020

Provisional liquidators appointed as High Court hears Debenhams had 'no other option' but to wind up

Counsel for the retailer said it was with “great regret” the company was closing its stores here.

Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Trainee garda who failed beep test takes High Court case in bid to stay on the force

She claims the decision is unfair, and seeks to challenge it in High Court proceedings.

Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Court gives hospital temporary powers to isolate uncooperative elderly patient with Covid-19

The man is believed to have a cognitive disability.

HSE not going ahead with purported €7.4 million deal for 350 ventilators, High Court told

Swords-based company Narooma claims it entered into a deal with the HSE over the ventilators in late-March.


Tuesday 31 December, 2019

US firm being blackmailed for more than €5m secures injunction in Irish High Court

The company today secured a temporary order against what are believed to be two Polish nationals and an Irish-registered company.

Thursday 3 October, 2019

Two Traveller couples ordered to remove caravans from halting site by 2pm tomorrow

The High Court made the ruling today and the judge said gardaí can arrest the couples if they do not comply.

Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Iona Institute researcher seeks to sue woman for defamation over Twitter posts

Counsel for Dr Angelo Bottone told the High Court he’d obtained orders compelling Twitter to disclose information about the account.

Friday 27 September, 2019

High Court rules woman weighing 4.5 stone and refusing to eat may be fed through nasal tube to keep her alive HSE

High Court rules woman weighing 4.5 stone and refusing to eat may be fed through nasal tube to keep her alive

The woman, who is in her thirties, presented at a hospital in recent days very malnourished.

Wednesday 25 September, 2019

High Court quashes decision compelling school to re-enroll boy (8) who assaulted teacher with hurl

The boy in question has special needs and is on the autism spectrum.

Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Mediation breaks down in Claddagh ring family dispute, High Court hears

The row involves brothers Andrew and Philip Fried, who are shareholders of Claddagh Jewellers.

Residents at Dublin properties wish to remain despite being ordered to vacate over fire safety concerns

The judge ruled that the orders previously granted by the High Court are to remain in place.

Monday 23 September, 2019

High Court confirms appointment of examiner to water firm Celtic Pure

The company was at the centre of recent product recalls.

Thursday 19 September, 2019

Teen placed in 'unsafe' and 'unsuitable' hostel has been moved to new location, court told

The case will be mentioned before the High Court in October.

Seriously ill woman with eating disorder opposes being made ward of court

Earlier this week, the High Court made orders allowing the HSE to take steps aimed at saving the woman’s life.

Activists lose case against government over its climate change plan

The court will issue its full written decision tomorrow.

Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Freddie Thompson has started school in Portlaoise Prison, hearing over 'severe' jail conditions told

Thompson has brought a High Court challenge to conditions in the prison.

Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Court grants HSE order allowing it to take steps aimed at saving life of woman with eating disorder

She is described as being currently very underweight with a dangerously low Body Mass Index (BMI).

Monday 16 September, 2019

Teenager who claims she was sexually assaulted brings court action aimed at getting safe place to reside

The girl has been the subject of interim care orders and had been placed in foster homes.

Friday 13 September, 2019

High Court quashes decision to expel teenage boy with autism from secondary school

The teen was alleged to have engaged in “unpredictable, aggressive and violent behaviour in the school”.

Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Councillor faces significant legal bill following failed attempt to stop ethics inquiry

Councillor McElvaney was one of the subjects of an RTÉ Investigates programme in 2015.

Monday 9 September, 2019

Dozens say they are now homeless after court extends orders to vacate 'potential fire traps'

Last week the High Court granted Dublin City Council temporary injunctions requiring the residents to immediately vacate the properties.

Thursday 5 September, 2019

Over 40 residents ordered to immediately vacate Dublin flats over fire safety concerns

If a fire started in any of the three buildings it would “spread very quickly”, the High Court was told.

Judge dismisses case of woman who claims she was coerced into giving her baby up for adoption

The woman, who gave birth when she was 16 years of age, also claimed the AAI had failed to ensure that she was in a position to give informed consent.

Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Councillor secretly filmed by RTÉ loses court bid to block SIPO inquiry

Justice Garrett Simons said he was satisfied “to dismiss the application in its entirety.”

Thursday 29 August, 2019

Interim examiner appointed to water firm at centre of product recall controversy

Celtic Pure was at the centre of product recalls over arsenic levels.

Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'

There have been reports of scuffles at protests outside plants today.

Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Meat plant owners granted injunctions against protesters outside their factories

Dawn Meats and Anglo Beef Processors took the High Court action today.

Friday 23 August, 2019

Garda Keith Harrison fails in bid to quash Disclosures Tribunal findings against him

The Donegal-based Garda was strongly criticised in the tribunal’s interim reports.

Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Strike by Irish-based Ryanair pilots called off after court ruling

An injunction sought by Ryanair against the strike has been granted.

Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Judge to approve insolvency arrangement in €3.7m debt owed by Frank McNamara and Theresa Lowe

The couple owes money to parties including Bank of Ireland, Banco de Sabadell SA, and Revenue, which are all unsecured debts.

Ryanair strike injunction decision due tomorrow

A 48 hour strike is planned from 12am on Thursday morning.

Monday 19 August, 2019

Trade union Forsa contests Ryanair's bid to stop planned strike action

Forsa claims that the airline’s response to its detailed pay proposals “was curt and dismissive”.

Friday 16 August, 2019

Ryanair seeks injunction from High Court to prevent pilot strike from going ahead

Pilots are due to strike for 48 hours from 22 August.

Friday 9 August, 2019

Dublin Port Company settles High Court action over site required to deal with Brexit impact

The matter will be mentioned before the courts on dates in August and September.

Thursday 8 August, 2019

Teen with autism to challenge expulsion from school in High Court

The teenager was expelled by the school’s board of management in November 2018.

Freddie Thompson brings High Court challenge over 'oppressive' regime in prison

Counsel for Thompson told the court he is finding his situation “unbearable” at Portlaoise Prison.

Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Liquidators appointed to Irish arm of fashion retailer Karen Millen

The Karen Millen store in Dundrum will continue to operate for another month, the High Court heard.

Thursday 1 August, 2019

Man wanted in US to face charges of wildlife trafficking appears before High Court

He was remanded in custody to Cloverhill Prison on foot of an extradition request from the US.

Monday 10 June, 2019

Teenager accused of murder in London appears before High Court in Dublin

A European arrest warrant was issued and UK authorities are seeking his extradition.

State asked to halt deportation of man convicted of terror offences by European Court of Human Rights

It’s understood the government has agreed to the ECHR’s request.

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